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TOURNAMENT STANDINGS
Hastings 1925/26 Tournament

Alexander Alekhine8.5/9(+8 -0 =1)[games]
Milan Vidmar7.5/8(+7 -0 =1)[games]
Victor Leonard Wahltuch2/6(+2 -4 =0)[games]
Jakob Adolf Seitz2/5(+2 -3 =0)[games]
Fred Dewhirst Yates2/5(+2 -3 =0)[games]
Reginald Pryce Michell2/5(+2 -3 =0)[games]
David Janowski1.5/6(+1 -4 =1)[games]
Edgar Colle1/4(+1 -3 =0)[games]
George Marshall Norman0.5/4(+0 -3 =1)[games]
Edward G Sergeant0/2(+0 -2 =0)[games]

Chessgames.com Chess Event Description
Hastings 1925/26
The sixth Hastings Christmas Chess Festival (1) was held from December 25, 1925 to January 5, 1926. Once again ten chess masters from England and the continent were invited to participate in the round robin event. The notable participants of this edition included Alexander Alekhine and Milan Vidmar. Suitably, they tied for first in the final, drawing only with each other and defeating every other player.

The final standings and crosstable:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 Pts 1 Alekhine * 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 8.5 2 Vidmar * 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 8.5 3 Michell 0 0 * 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 5.0 4 Seitz 0 0 0 * 1 1 1 1 5.0 5 Yates 0 0 1 0 * 1 1 0 4.0 6 Colle 0 0 0 0 0 * 1 1 1 1 4.0 7 Janowski 0 0 0 0 * 1 3.0 8 Wahltuch 0 0 1 0 0 0 * 1 0 2.5 9 Norman 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 * 1 2.5 10 Sergeant 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 * 2.0

18 incomplete or lost games are missing from this collection and the database. They include:

Round 1: Sergeant 1 Wahltuch Round 2: Janowski 1/2 Seitz, Michell 1 Colle, Vidmar 1 Sergeant, Yates 0 Norman Rounc 3: Yates 1/2 Sergeant Round 4: Colle 0 Seitz, Michell 1 NOrman, Round 5: Norman 0 Colle, Sergeant 0 Michell, Wahltuch 1/2 Janowski Round 6: Colle 1 Sergeant, Seitz 1 Norman Round 7: Sergeant 1/2 Seitz, Wahltuch 0 Collem Yates 1/2 Janowski Round 8: Michell 0 Yates, Norman 1 Sergeant, Colle 1/2 Sergeant

Hastings (1926/27) was the next annual event in this city.

Reference: (1) http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hast.... Original Collection: Game Collection: Hastings 1925/26, by User: suenteus po 147.

 page 1 of 2; games 1-25 of 27  PGN Download
Game  ResultMoves YearEvent/LocaleOpening
1. Alekhine vs R P Michell 1-0261925Hastings 1925/26D67 Queen's Gambit Declined, Orthodox Defense, Bd3 line
2. J A Seitz vs Yates  1-0421925Hastings 1925/26E90 King's Indian
3. Colle vs Janowski 1-0441925Hastings 1925/26A53 Old Indian
4. G Norman vs Vidmar 0-1191925Hastings 1925/26E61 King's Indian
5. Alekhine vs V L Wahltuch 1-0241925Hastings 1925/26D31 Queen's Gambit Declined
6. Janowski vs E G Sergeant 1-0341925Hastings 1925/26C49 Four Knights
7. Yates vs V L Wahltuch 1-0171925Hastings 1925/26C78 Ruy Lopez
8. J A Seitz vs R P Michell  0-1471925Hastings 1925/26D31 Queen's Gambit Declined
9. G Norman vs Janowski  ½-½371925Hastings 1925/26A53 Old Indian
10. V L Wahltuch vs Vidmar  0-1321925Hastings 1925/26E76 King's Indian, Four Pawns Attack
11. Vidmar vs Alekhine  ½-½171925Hastings 1925/26E38 Nimzo-Indian, Classical, 4...c5
12. Colle vs Alekhine 0-1291925Hastings 1925/26D38 Queen's Gambit Declined, Ragozin Variation
13. Alekhine vs J A Seitz 1-0201925Hastings 1925/26A52 Budapest Gambit
14. Vidmar vs Yates 1-0601925Hastings 1925/26E12 Queen's Indian
15. R P Michell vs V L Wahltuch  0-1441926Hastings 1925/26C78 Ruy Lopez
16. Janowski vs Vidmar  0-1511926Hastings 1925/26D03 Torre Attack (Tartakower Variation)
17. Alekhine vs Yates 1-0561926Hastings 1925/26C01 French, Exchange
18. G Norman vs Alekhine 0-1231926Hastings 1925/26E23 Nimzo-Indian, Spielmann
19. Vidmar vs R P Michell  1-0391926Hastings 1925/26D48 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran
20. Janowski vs Alekhine 0-1521926Hastings 1925/26A46 Queen's Pawn Game
21. Colle vs Vidmar  0-1381926Hastings 1925/26E16 Queen's Indian
22. J A Seitz vs V L Wahltuch  1-0511926Hastings 1925/26D31 Queen's Gambit Declined
23. Janowski vs R P Michell  0-1501926Hastings 1925/26C49 Four Knights
24. Vidmar vs J A Seitz  1-0381926Hastings 1925/26D48 Queen's Gambit Declined Semi-Slav, Meran
25. Yates vs Colle 1-0241926Hastings 1925/26B02 Alekhine's Defense
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Kibitzer's Corner
Mar-31-14
Premium Chessgames Member
  Phony Benoni: Here is a list of the 18 missing games. The colors are not known.

Round 1: Sergeant 1 Wahltuch

Round 2: Vidmar 1 Sergeant, Seitz 1/2 Janowski

Rounc 3: Yates 1/2 Sergeant

Round 5: Janowski 1/2 Wahltuch,

Round 7: Colle 1 Wahltuch, Yates 1/2
Janowski, Seitz 1/2 Sergeant

Unable to determine correct round numbers for these games:

Michell 0 Yates
Michell 1 Colle
Michell 1 Norman
Michell 1 Sergeant
Seitz 1 Colle
Seitz 1 Norman
Yates 0 Norman
Colle 1/2 Sergeant
Colle 1 Norman
Sergeant 0 Norman

Jun-12-15
Premium Chessgames Member
  zanzibar: <phony>, again from BritBase's stubs:

Michell as White:

<
1925.12.29 B02 5 (R2) 1-0 Michell, Reginald Pryce -- Colle, Edgar

1925.12.30 A40 1 (R4) 1-0 Michell, Reginald Pryce -- Norman, George Marshall

1926.01.04 A40 1 (R8) 0-1 Michell, Reginald Pryce -- Yates, Frederick >

He played Sergeant as Black:

< 1925.12.31 C60 3 (R5) 0-1 Sergeant, Edward G -- Michell, Reginald Pryce>

And here's the rest:

<
1925.12.30 D11 15 (R4) 0-1 Colle, Edgar -- Seitz, Jakob Adolf

1926.01.01 A40 1 (R6) 1-0 Seitz, Jakob Adolf -- Norman, George Marshall

1925.12.29 B02 1 (R2) 0-1 Yates, Frederick -- Norman, George Marshall

1925.12.31 A40 1 (R5) 0-1 Norman, George Marshall -- Colle, Edgar

1926.01.01 A69 13 (R6) 1-0 Colle, Edgar -- Sergeant, Edward G

1926.01.04 A40 1 (R8) 1-0 Norman, George Marshall -- Sergeant, Edward G

>

Of course, this is all probably too late, but it does show the utility of stubs, those dangerous, but useful little stubs.

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